Tag Archives: ribbons

Can there be some kind of club for this please?

Overheard before pointe: “Did you sew your ribbons?” “No, she did them.” (pointing across room) “Oh how nice!” “Yes it was nice. I made her a beautiful dinner with Sauvignon Blanc and she sewed my shoes. It was very nice.”

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Fixed Pointes

You know how you put on pointes by wrapping the ribbons around the ankle and tying a square knot, not in back or in front but at the inner side-back-ish area, right between the Achilles’ tendon and the ankle, so … Continue reading

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Recycle those Ribbons

My old black suede sneakers finally kicked the bucket. Ok really they died a while back but I had actually darned the holes in the suede and wore them all Franken-stitched for a whole ‘nother year because What Is Wrong … Continue reading

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Four Calling Birds

According to wikipedia its really “colly birds” not “calling birds”. A colly bird is apparently an olde timey way to call a black bird. What evs!!!!! These four have iPhones!!!!!!

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Just another pointe shoe photo

Just ’cause.

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Adult Beginner doodles in a museum

Went to the museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology. Fashion and Textile History Gallery. I hate this place. It’s my own special torture chamber: all these exquisite vintage and contemporary garments right frikin there in front of me, and … Continue reading

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Sewing the ribbons

I sewed ribbons on my pointe shoes today. Can I repeat that? Me. I sewed ribbons. Ribbons! On my pointe shoes. That I own! And are mine! I sewed ribbons on my pointe shoes today, WTF?! I mean, ballerinas do … Continue reading

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